The Spark

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.” — Karl Marx

Another hand in your pocket

Apr 28, 2008

The Michigan House of Representatives just passed an “energy bill.” Under their proposed legislation, 365 million dollars in electric costs would be shifted OFF of businesses and ONTO individual customers! If this legislation passes the Senate and Governor Granholm signs it into law, electric bills will be going up – again.

According to the Michigan Campaign Finance Network, all 27 members of the Michigan House and Senate energy committees received campaign contributions from the utilities in 2007 or in recent years. It’s like that old saying: The best politicians that money can buy....